Volume 33, Issue 2 (June 2019)


Caring for “Super‐utilizers”: Neoliberal Social Assistance in the Safety‐net

Christoph Hanssmann, Irene Yen, Janet K. Shim, Mark D. Fleming, Meredith Natta, and Nancy J. Burke

Administrative (in)Visibility of Patient Structural Vulnerability and the Hierarchy of Moral Distress among Health Care Staff

Julie S. Armin

Protestant Techniques of Care: The Hindu, the Pentecost, and the “Secular”

Ian Whitmarsh

Thrifting for More: Savings and Aspirations in Health Care Sharing Ministries after the Affordable Care Act

Carolyn Schwarz

Re-racialization of Addiction and the Redistribution of Blame in the White Opioid Epidemic

Allyssa Stephanie Rivera, Helena Bjerring Hansen, and Sonia Mendoza

On Being (Not) Old: Agency, Self‐care, and Life‐course Aspirations in the United States

Sarah Lamb

A Capable Surgeon and a Willing Electrologist: Challenges to the Expansion of Transgender Surgical Care in the United States

Eric Plemons

Book Reviews

Review of Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine: Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer. S. D. Gottlieb, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2018, 200 pp.

Julie Armin

Review of Old & Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System. Muriel R. Gillick, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017, 300 pp.

Elana Buch

Review of Personalized Medicine: Empowered Patients in the 21st Century? Barbara Prainsack, New York: NYU Press, 2017, 288 pp.

Nadine Levin

Review of Traces of the Future: An Archaeology of Medical Science in Africa. Paul Wenzel Geissler, Guillaume Lachenal, John Manton, and Noemi Tousignant, eds., With special contributions by Evgenia Arbugaeva and Mariele Neudecker, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016, 256 pp.

Stacey Ann Langwick

Review of Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind & Culture. Julia L. Cassaniti and Usha Menon, eds., Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017, 317 pp.

Merav Shohet

Review of The Anthropology of the Fetus: Biology, Culture, and Society. Sallie Han, Tracy K. Betsinger, and Amy B. Scott, eds., New York: Bergahn Books, 2018, 298 pp.

Christine Sargent

Review of Medicine and Memory in Tibet: Amchi Physicians in an Age of Reform. Theresia Hofer, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018, 286 pp.

Jan M. A. der Valk

Review of A History of Global Health: Interventions into the Lives of Other Peoples. Randall M. Packard, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016, 432 pp.

Ian Harper

Review of India and the Patent Wars: Pharmaceuticals in the New Intellectual Property Regime. Murphy Halliburton, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017, 187 pp.

Dwaipayan Banerjee